Lori Oxford


Lori Oxford

Western Carolina University

Associate Professor of Spanish

Speaker Bio

Lori Oxford (Ph.D. Georgia) is Associate Professor of Spanish and the Associate Dean of the Honors College at Western Carolina University. She specializes in contemporary Latin American cultural production with a focus on contemporary Cuban narrative. Her research interests include cultural studies and gender studies in Latin America and Latinx communities in the USA. Recent scholarship includes work on novels by Jesús Díaz, Daína Chaviano, and Jennine Capó Crucet, and she has a forthcoming monograph from Lexington Books on Pedro Juan Gutiérrez’s Ciclo de Centro Habana.


Panel: Undergraduate perspectives on Latinx and Latin American Issues